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The following dates are the deadlines by which the Habs must sign a currently unsigned player or relinquish their rights without compensation:

June 1, 2023:
Frederik Nissen Dichow (5/138, 2019 – Kristianstads, Allsvenskan)
Xavier Simoneau (6/191, 2021 – Charlottetown, QMJHL)
William Trudeau (4/113, 2021 – Charlottetown, QMJHL)
Joe Vrbetic (7/214, 2021 – North Bay, OHL)

August 15, 2023:
Jack Gorniak (4/123, 2018 – Wisconsin, NCAA)^
Arvid Henrikson (7/187, 2017 – Lake Superior State, NCAA)
Jayden Struble (2/46, 2019 – Northeastern, NCAA)

^ – Gorniak elected to return for a fifth NCAA season which technically extends his signing rights as he won’t have graduated.

June 1, 2024:
Jared Davidson (5/130 – Seattle, WHL)
Cedrick Guindon (4/127 – Owen Sound, OHL)
Petteri Nurmi (7/194, 2022 – HPK, SM-liiga)
Vincenz Rohrer (3/75, 2022 – Ottawa, OHL)
Miguel Tourigny (7/216, 2022 – Acadie-Bathurst, QMJHL)

August 15, 2024:
Blake Biondi (4/109, 2020 – Minnesota-Duluth, NCAA)
Sean Farrell (4/124, 2020 – Harvard, NCAA)
Rhett Pitlick (5/131, 2019 – Minnesota, NCAA)
Ty Smilanic (3/74, 2020 – Quinnipiac, NCAA)
Luke Tuch (2/47, 2020 – Boston University, NCAA)

June 1, 2025:
Oliver Kapanen (2/64, 2021 – KalPa, SM-liiga)

August 15, 2025:
Jakub Dobes (5/136, 2020 – Ohio State, NCAA)*
Lane Hutson (2/62 – US NTDP, USHL)
Jack Smith (4/102, 2020 – Sioux Falls, USHL)*

June 1, 2026:
Adam Engstrom (3/92, 2022 – Djurgardens, SWE Jr.)

August 15, 2026:
Emmett Croteau (5/162, 2022 – Waterloo, USHL)

Indefinite Rights (no transfer agreement with the country):
Alexander Gordin (6/171, 2020 – St. Petersburg, MHL)
Dmitri Kostenko (3/87, 2021 – Lada Togliatti, VHL)
Daniil Sobolev (5/142, 2021 – Spartak Moskva, MHL)

* Player can drop out of college and become a UFA one year earlier than their listed date if they so desire as it will be their fourth year since being drafted.